Apple iPad Air 2 vs HTC Nexus 9

6.67 in
9.45 in
Apple iPad Air 2 tablet
vs
8.9 in
6.05 in
HTC Nexus 9 tablet

Full Comparison

Display

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Display technology
IPS, LED, Retina LCD
IPS, LCD
Screen size
9.70 in
8.90 in
Resolution
2048x1536 px
1536x2048 px
Pixel density
264 ppi
281 ppi
Touchscreen
yesYes
yesYes

Dimensions

Apple iPad Air 2Apple iPad Air 2HTC Nexus 9HTC Nexus 9
Height
9.45 in
6.05 in
Width
6.67 in
8.90 in
Depth
0.24 in
0.31 in
Weight
0.96 lb
0.94 lb

Platform

Apple iPad Air 2Apple iPad Air 2HTC Nexus 9HTC Nexus 9
Operating system
iOS 8.1
Android 5.1 Lollipop
CPU Cores
4
2
Cpu Frequency
1.5 GHz
2.3 GHz
Ram
2 GB
2 GB

Storage

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Removable Memory
MultiMediaCard (MMC)
No Expansion Slot

Sensors

Apple iPad Air 2Apple iPad Air 2HTC Nexus 9HTC Nexus 9
Accelerometer
yesYes
yesYes
Ambient light sensor
yesYes
yesYes
Digital compass
yesYes
yesYes

Camera

Apple iPad Air 2Apple iPad Air 2HTC Nexus 9HTC Nexus 9
Front facing camera
yesYes
yesYes
Primary Resolution
1.2 Mpx
1.6 Mpx
Secondary resolution
8 Mpx
8 Mpx
Video resolution
1080p
1080p
Autofocus
yesYes
yesYes
Flash
yesYes
yesYes
Rear facing camera
yesYes
yesYes

Connectivity

Apple iPad Air 2Apple iPad Air 2HTC Nexus 9HTC Nexus 9
Bluetooth
yesYes
yesYes
Bluetooth version
4.0
4.1
Charging Connection
Apple Lightning
Micro-USB
Headphone Connection
3.5mm
3.5mm
Wi-Fi hotspot
yesYes
yesYes

Network

Apple iPad Air 2Apple iPad Air 2HTC Nexus 9HTC Nexus 9
3G
yesYes
yesYes
4G
yesYes
yesYes
Wi-Fi
yesYes
yesYes

Navigation

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GPS
yesYes
yesYes

Power

Apple iPad Air 2Apple iPad Air 2HTC Nexus 9HTC Nexus 9
Battery type
Li-Po
Li-Po
Battery capacity
8620 mAh
6700 mAh
Battery life
10 h
9 h

Often compared to iPad Air 2

Often compared to Nexus 9